The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 29 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Perl 116 155 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.30% 10.45% 7.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.03% 15.66% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 99 120 112
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -3.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,400 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,650 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +6.32%
Perl
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1052 990 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.25% 66.76% 61.25%
Number of salaries quoted 887 870 983
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region.

Perl Salary Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Perl Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 161 (70.61%) Python
2 149 (65.35%) Linux
3 94 (41.23%) C++
4 91 (39.91%) C
5 72 (31.58%) Degree
6 71 (31.14%) HTML
7 70 (30.70%) SQL
8 62 (27.19%) Java
8 62 (27.19%) UNIX
9 61 (26.75%) JavaScript
10 56 (24.56%) Software Engineering
11 55 (24.12%) PHP
12 45 (19.74%) MySQL
13 42 (18.42%) XML
14 40 (17.54%) Bash Shell
15 38 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
16 36 (15.79%) Windows
17 35 (15.35%) Computer Science
18 34 (14.91%) Electronics
19 32 (14.04%) OO
20 30 (13.16%) C#
20 30 (13.16%) Mentoring
21 29 (12.72%) jQuery
21 29 (12.72%) Web Development
21 29 (12.72%) Ruby
22 28 (12.28%) CSS
23 27 (11.84%) Eclipse
24 26 (11.40%) PostgreSQL
25 24 (10.53%) Content Management
25 24 (10.53%) XSLT

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (7.02%) Tomcat
2 14 (6.14%) Apache
3 7 (3.07%) IIS
4 5 (2.19%) JBoss
4 5 (2.19%) CMS
4 5 (2.19%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.88%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.88%) Simulink
1 2 (0.88%) Stateflow
1 2 (0.88%) MS Project
2 1 (0.44%) MS Office
2 1 (0.44%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.51%) SaaS
2 3 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.09%) Internet
2 15 (6.58%) Wireless
3 12 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.82%) DNS
5 10 (4.39%) Firewall
6 9 (3.95%) HTTP
7 8 (3.51%) DHCP
8 7 (3.07%) Intranet
9 6 (2.63%) SNMP
10 5 (2.19%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (1.75%) 2G
11 4 (1.75%) 4G
11 4 (1.75%) 3G
11 4 (1.75%) SSL
11 4 (1.75%) SMTP
12 3 (1.32%) MRTG
13 2 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.88%) InfiniBand
13 2 (0.88%) TETRA
13 2 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (19.74%) MySQL
2 26 (11.40%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.51%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.19%) CouchDB
4 5 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (2.19%) Neo4j
4 5 (2.19%) Big Data
4 5 (2.19%) MariaDB
5 4 (1.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.32%) Text Mining
7 2 (0.88%) Firebird
8 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.44%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.44%) QlikView
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (11.84%) Eclipse
2 19 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.39%) JIRA
3 10 (4.39%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.51%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.07%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.63%) Selenium
6 6 (2.63%) CruiseControl
7 5 (2.19%) Subversion
8 4 (1.75%) SCons
9 3 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.88%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.88%) Maven
10 2 (0.88%) QADirector
10 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.88%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.44%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.44%) Hudson
11 1 (0.44%) Ant
General
1 34 (14.91%) Electronics
2 10 (4.39%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.51%) Finance
4 5 (2.19%) Advertising
4 5 (2.19%) Publishing
4 5 (2.19%) Games
4 5 (2.19%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.75%) Automotive
6 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.32%) Marketing
7 2 (0.88%) Military
7 2 (0.88%) Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 74 (32.46%) Developer
2 57 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 33 (14.47%) Software Developer
4 24 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 23 (10.09%) Graduate
6 20 (8.77%) Author
6 20 (8.77%) Technical Author
7 19 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 19 (8.33%) Senior Technical Author
8 18 (7.89%) Administrator
9 15 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
10 14 (6.14%) Consultant
11 12 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
11 12 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
11 12 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
11 12 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
11 12 (5.26%) Graduate Web Developer
12 10 (4.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 10 (4.39%) Senior Developer
13 8 (3.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (31.14%) HTML
2 42 (18.42%) XML
3 29 (12.72%) jQuery
4 28 (12.28%) CSS
5 24 (10.53%) XSLT
6 11 (4.82%) REST
7 9 (3.95%) SOAP
7 9 (3.95%) AngularJS
8 8 (3.51%) Web Services
8 8 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (3.07%) HTML5
9 7 (3.07%) CGI
10 5 (2.19%) POSIX
10 5 (2.19%) STL
10 5 (2.19%) J2EE
10 5 (2.19%) MFC
10 5 (2.19%) Direct3D
10 5 (2.19%) OpenCL
10 5 (2.19%) OpenGL ES
11 4 (1.75%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.35%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.46%) Mathematics
3 15 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.58%) Algorithms
4 14 (6.14%) Device Driver
5 12 (5.26%) Informatics
6 11 (4.82%) Statistics
6 11 (4.82%) Open Source
7 10 (4.39%) Internet of Things
8 8 (3.51%) Physics
8 8 (3.51%) LIMS
8 8 (3.51%) Management Information System
9 7 (3.07%) Life Science
10 5 (2.19%) Visualisation
10 5 (2.19%) Data Structures
10 5 (2.19%) Verilog
10 5 (2.19%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (2.19%) Biology
11 4 (1.75%) Chemistry
11 4 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 149 (65.35%) Linux
2 62 (27.19%) UNIX
3 36 (15.79%) Windows
4 11 (4.82%) CentOS
5 10 (4.39%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (4.39%) Android
6 7 (3.07%) Ubuntu
7 6 (2.63%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.63%) Solaris
8 5 (2.19%) Debian
9 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (24.56%) Software Engineering
2 38 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (14.04%) OO
4 30 (13.16%) Mentoring
5 29 (12.72%) Web Development
6 24 (10.53%) Content Management
7 21 (9.21%) Automated Testing
7 21 (9.21%) Test Scripting
8 20 (8.77%) Coaching
9 15 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (5.70%) Web Application Development
10 13 (5.70%) Data Analysis
11 12 (5.26%) Workflow
11 12 (5.26%) Manual Testing
12 11 (4.82%) Bioinformatics
13 9 (3.95%) Network Management
13 9 (3.95%) DevOps
14 8 (3.51%) Test Automation
14 8 (3.51%) Scrum
14 8 (3.51%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 161 (70.61%) Python
2 94 (41.23%) C++
3 91 (39.91%) C
4 70 (30.70%) SQL
5 62 (27.19%) Java
6 61 (26.75%) JavaScript
7 55 (24.12%) PHP
8 40 (17.54%) Bash Shell
9 30 (13.16%) C#
10 29 (12.72%) Ruby
11 14 (6.14%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.07%) Embedded C
13 5 (2.19%) Haskell
13 5 (2.19%) R
13 5 (2.19%) Golang
14 4 (1.75%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.32%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.32%) Embedded C++
16 2 (0.88%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 72 (31.58%) Degree
2 7 (3.07%) VCP4
3 3 (1.32%) ISEB
4 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.88%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) LPIC
5 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.21%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (2.63%) Xen
1 6 (2.63%) KVM
2 5 (2.19%) Docker
2 5 (2.19%) LXC
2 5 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.75%) NFS
3 4 (1.75%) Squid
3 4 (1.75%) Varnish
4 3 (1.32%) Firmware
5 2 (0.88%) Sendmail
5 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.44%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 14 (6.14%) Puppet
2 5 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.19%) Mesos
3 4 (1.75%) Ansible
4 3 (1.32%) Munin
5 2 (0.88%) Nagios
5 2 (0.88%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (4.39%) Perforce
2 7 (3.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.07%) Sun
3 6 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.19%) Pegasus
5 4 (1.75%) VMware
5 4 (1.75%) Coverity
5 4 (1.75%) HP
5 4 (1.75%) Oracle
5 4 (1.75%) Sybase
6 3 (1.32%) IBM
6 3 (1.32%) Vertica
6 3 (1.32%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.88%) Isilon
7 2 (0.88%) Cisco
7 2 (0.88%) Dell
7 2 (0.88%) EMC
8 1 (0.44%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.44%) Tableau
8 1 (0.44%) Atlassian
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £40000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Bonus,Free Gym, Food, Pension, Hea
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£48,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: To £55k plus bonus plus pension and healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago